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Melinda Braithwaite

DIETITIAN

Melinda is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Nutritionist (AN) with a Master of Science (Dietetics) and Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine).

Melinda is your dietitian who enjoys being able to inspire, motivate and support families to navigate their fertility and pregnancy journey and better manage or overcome the nutritional issues in which they face with their children.

As a paediatric dietitian, Melinda has a strong interest in gut health in particular Coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerances and allergies. Melinda herself has experienced how food intolerances can impact on everyday living and therefore she is very passionate about helping families to be able to understand and better manage their child’s gut symptoms and any food intolerances or allergies.

Melinda is also proud to be a partner with Nutrition Plus, an Australia-wide team of Accredited Practising Dietitians specialising in fertility and prenatal nutrition.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Science (Dietetics)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine)
  • Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding Program 
  • Monash University Accredited Low FODMAP Dietitian
  • Nutrition Therapy for Fertility and Pregnancy
  • Certificate III and IV in Fitness 

Special Interests:

  • General Paediatric Nutrition
  • Paediatric Gut Health
  • Fertility, Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition
  • Women's Health (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Endometriosis)  

Hobbies:

  • Cooking and developing new recipes
  • Running
  • Reading

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